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John Travolta must face off against his former employee — and alleged male lover — in court, a Santa Barbara Superior Court judge has decided.

The 61-year-old actor had hoped to avoid a trial over whether an almost three-decade old termination agreement contained a confidentiality clause that forbade Douglas Gotterba from spilling the intimate details of their relationship while he was Travolta’s employee.

As radio detection and rangingOnline.com reported… Continue reading Faceoff! John Travolta’s Bitter Fight With Alleged Gay Flame Lands Him In Court

Disclaimer: No matter how this Film Face-off ends up, or what we all think of this remake, your childhood memories have not been ruined. The original film still exists the same as it always has. It has been 33 years, and with every other notable horror franchise getting rebooted in some sort of way, it was only a matter of time before we got a new Poltergeist. So… Continue reading Film Face-off: 'Poltergeist' 1982 vs 'Poltergeist' 2015

The Mad Max trilogy is one of the most beloved franchises in Hollywood. Or is it? Mad Max (1979) is a quiet burn with not a tremendous amount going on. The 1985 film Mad Max Beyond the Thunderdome proved that Tina Turner’s song saying “We Don’t Need Another Hero,” was right. Right? But then there was the 1982 movie Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior. It sits at… Continue reading Film Face-off: 'The Road Warrior' vs. 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

Aliens and robots have overrun the city of Johannesburg, South Africa. First it was the aliens (District 9) and now it’s the robots (Chappie). Depending on how you look at it, we have one man and one muse to thank and/or blame. Neill Blomkamp is the writer/director of both films, and his main man is Sharlto Copley. And if you’ve never seen Blomkamp’s work, Copley is the man… Continue reading Film Face-off: 'District 9' vs. 'Chappie'

It is over. With six films, and approximately 8,754 minutes (if you count the extended editions), Peter Jackson is all done with Middle-earth. First came The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and now The Hobbit trilogy. How do we feel, where do we go from here, and what will become of New Zealand now that the hobbits are moving out of the shire? These are all good questions… Continue reading Film Face-off: 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King' vs. 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies'